2018 Subaru BRZ  RealSafeCars74Safety Rating

#45 of 2018 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#105 of all 2018 vehicles

The BRZ, which Subaru introduced in 2013, is a small sedan with seating up to 4. The Subaru BRZ provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. The BRZ has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. Subaru offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2018 Subaru BRZ is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2018 Subaru BRZ has a score of 74, implying a 0.05% chance of driver death (4.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2018 Subaru BRZ has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0502% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.7369%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0502% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.7369% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 Subaru BRZ is 8% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2018 Subaru BRZ is 0% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8766Subaru WRXToyota 86Subaru BRZAcura ILXFord MustangV. Golf SportWagenMINI CooperMINI CountrymanVolkswagen GTIVolkswagen GolfFord FusionToyota C-HRComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Subaru BRZ with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 66 to 87. The 2018 Subaru BRZ is safer than the 2018 Subaru WRX and less safe than the 2018 Toyota C-HR, the 2018 Ford Fusion, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf, the 2018 Volkswagen GTI, the 2018 MINI Countryman, and the 2018 MINI Cooper. It is about as safe as the 2018 Toyota 86, the 2018 Acura ILX, the 2018 Ford Mustang, and the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.

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